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Movies that Matter:A Human Rights Film Series

Fort Worth Movies That Matter is a bi-monthly films series that celebrates diversity and inclusion. Each event features a film screening, followed by a moderated discussion with local subject matter experts. Screenings are held in February, March, April, June, August October and December. Additional screening events with community partners are also held throughout the year by special arrangement.

Admission is free. Reservations can be made at www.FortWorthMoviesThatMatter.eventbrite.com. Reservations will be released 15 minutes before the published start time of the program and seating becomes first come, first-served.

I am a Girl

NR, 2013, 88 min.

Nominated for four Australian Academy Awards including Best Documentary and Best Director, this inspirational documentary paints a clear picture of the reality of what it means to be a girl in the 21st century — that you are more likely to be subjected to violence, disease, poverty and disadvantage than any other group on Earth. The film introduces five girls coming of age in the way their culture dictates, whose remarkable heart-warming stories are full of resilience, bravery and humor.

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Movies That Matter is a program of the Fort Worth Human Relations Commission (HRC). The HRC provides services related to basic human and civil rights, including enforcement of the city’s anti-discrimination ordinance and federal housing, employment and public accommodation laws.

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Last updated: Aug. 14, 2017